Posted: February 13, 2003

WRYR in Churchton, Md., one of the first low-power FM stations to go on the air, is “definitely starting to catch on,” says founder Mike Shay in the Baltimore Sun.

Posted: February 13, 2003

Frontline‘s cameras will not record jury deliberations in the capital murder trial of 17-year-old Cedric Harrison. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals yesterday issued its opinion in the controversial proposal. (Reports in today’s Houston Chronicle and New York Times.)

Posted: February 13, 2003

Public radio stations will have their first chance in five years to file for translators on non-reserved FM frequencies. The FCC window is March 10-14 (release in PDF, text and Word formats). Communications attorney John Crigler believes this means the … Continue reading

Posted: February 13, 2003

There’s no escape from rant media: a Washington Post feature on “nasty name calling, vindictive invective and unrelenting venting” doesn’t mention cross-channel exchanges between PBS’s Bill Moyers and Bill O’Reilly of Fox News.

Posted: February 12, 2003

Willing to give up your modern, interconnected lifestyle and experience life as it was in the American colonies? Producers of Colonial House, a PBS series that goes into production this June, are accepting online applications.

Posted: February 12, 2003

The reds of Nazi banners and congealed blood, “oranges of flame-throwers and of the explosions caused by kamikaze pilots” bring emotional immediacy to The Perilous Fight, a World War II documentary debuting on PBS stations tonight, writes a New York … Continue reading

Posted: February 11, 2003

Forum, a talk show on San Francisco’s KQED-FM, celebrates its tenth anniversary this week. Host Michael Krasny, who also teaches English lit, says his goal is “to bring discourse up, bottom line.”

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